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Can i use metronidazole for staff infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Staphylococcus: If you mean a "staph" infection, the answer is no. Metronidazole is quite effective against some amoebae and is lethal to bacteria that are obligate anaerobes (cannot tolerate the presence of oxygen), but have little if any action on staphylococci.

Answered 4/27/2021

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